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news now. >>> reports out of chicago say lawyers for congressman jesse jackson jr. are in the midst of negotiating a possible plea deal with the justice department. the feds are reportedly focusing on whether or not jackson used campaign money to renovate the family home in washington, fly a mistress to chicago and buy a $40,000 rolex for a female acquaintance. his office says jackson is being treated for bipolar disorder at mayo clinic. despite his absence for the last five months from public view, jackson was reelected this week. he got 63% of the vote. >>> there is new information coming in about the sudden resignation of cia director david petraeus. in turning in his resignation letter, president us where admitted he'd had an extramarital a -- petraeus admitted he'd had an extramarital affair according to the associated press. it's not clear what the fbi was looking for or when it discovered the affair or when the affair even happened. petraeus has been married 37 years, though, and he issued a statement today calling the affair a case of extremely poor judgment and unacceptable
with him for that. >> speaking out against congressman jesse jackson jr. is he cutting a deal, prosecutors hoping to stay out of prison. >> we're here with reaction to reports of a plea deal talk. >> he is under federal investigation for breaking campaign finance law. >> i really am angry at him because i was very supportive of him being bill. >> that anchor given the extended absence of jesse jackson jr. is mounting, first reports of used campaign funds to decorate his $2.5 million washington home and now the latest bombshell being reported by the sun times the $40,000 in campaign cash was used to buy it prolix watch for a female acquaintancea rolex watch for a female friend. as soon as the sun times story broke there were multiple reports that the congressman who came into victory tuesday has long been working with the fed's on the plea deal that would bear him jail time. his name came up in 2008 and led to the conviction of gov rod blagojevich, jackson denied involvement and was never charged. >> jackson has also been romantically linked to washington hostess and model it's the tot
congressman jesse jackson jr. he's been out of sight for months, undergoing treatment for bipolar disorder. and now there are revelations of another fight for the congressman, who is battling ethics violations by the federal government. pierre thomas has the latest from washington. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. congressman jesse jackson jr. has been fighting to regain his mental health and return to public life. but this morning, he appears to be in a fight to stay out of jail. the son of civil rights icon jesse jackson was easily re-elected tuesday, with more than 60% of the vote. even though he dropped off the political scene months ago, to deal with bipolar depression. >> we're learning that congressman jesse jackson jr. of illinois has been re-elected. >> reporter: but jackson is also the subject of multiple fbi investigations, involving allegations of misuse of campaign funds and influence peddling. sources familiar with the probe say he's now negotiating a possible guilty plea. >> the pressure is overwhelming when the fbi steps to you, particularly in a
jesse jackson jr., who is currently being treated for bipolar disorder. the fbi is investigating jackson for using campaign funds for personal purchases. but jackson coasted to victory on tuesday, retaining his congressional seat, despite his absence on the campaign trail. >>> a new development this morning in the case of the tennis umpire accused of bludgeoning her 80-year-old husband with a coffee cup. an initial test shows lois goodman's dna was not on the shattered cup in the home where her husband died. her attorney says it bolstered the claim that alan goodman fell down the stairs while holding that cup. >>> and chris stephens the late ambassador to libya was honored last night at an awards ceremony. secretary of state hillary clinton called stevens the best of what america embodied. she held hands with his sister, ann, as she accepted the humanitarian award she accepted on her brother's behalf. >>> we could see the new face of the bush political dynasty. george p. bush has filed papers in texas to run for office there. he is the son of former florida governor, jeb bush, the nephew
on what led to the violence. >> getting some high-profile help. jesse jackson led his hands. instead of spending money to lockup youth offenders, money will be better spent on programs to keep them out of trouble. >> we will not win on tuesday and lose on thursday. >> the new facility is necessary to improve the treatment of youth offenders. anthony batts was sworn in as the police commissioner. stephanie rawlings-blake administered the oath of office. he wasn't confirmed until just two weeks ago. he previously was chief of police in oakland. >> a baltimore home filled up with dangerous levels of carbon dioxide. all of the victims will be fine . good news for those who had to navigate around the downtown water main break around penn station. parts of charles street have now reopened to traffic. >> developers of the upcoming casino are going all end on an upgrade. caesars brand will build a more upscale casino under its horseshoe brand. that means and its investment of more than $25 million. >> we pride ourselves on service. we hire the right people. >> construction is expected to beg
, not everyone is happy about this. reverend jesse jackson joined the event. they say the money will be spent on programs to keep young teens out of jail. >> reconstruct the facility for the people. >> before the rally, the reverend met with the governor. the governor and other leaders say the need is for the jail that's because the facility is too small and poorly designed. it will be built in a parking lot. >>> an exciting day for delivers today. the mayor and the police commissioner will deliver 90 newly purchased vehicles. they will be dropped off to officers on the northeast district. >>> the president is getting back to business and the president will address the status of the economy. he will talk about the big issues that washington is now facing including how to prevent the country from going over so the-called fiscal cliff. they will outline the priorities going forward. his remarks are set for 1:00 this afternoon. it is in the east room. he will not answer any questions from reporters. >>> we have a management to collect our thoughts after a wild week of weather. >> i think the 60s
and be productive. bogut and mark jackson. >> i want to play basketball. i tried -- i tried it out, and i know how it feels on the floor. i feel like i'm a liability out there because i can't read and i can't move the way i'd like to move. >> we'll see the fruits of it down the road. being on the court, guys understanding just how good he is. and like i said all along, we're going to be very patient with him. >> they have no choice. but it is a little sad. you're the new warrior owners. momentum going, big deal. brought in bogut, and now we're going to see him in a suit and tie. >>> the a's won 93 games and excited everybody in the postseason. beane is baseball's executive of the year! and buster posey in a vote of coaches and managers, he's the silver slugger award-winner. that means he's the best hitting catcher in the national league. one week from today he should be announced at the national league mvp. >>> both sides in the hockey lockout talking! >> it's better to be meeting and talking than not. you know? and so i expect we'll be meeting again tomorrow. i'm not going to characterize it. co
". now, whenever i say this word "this is it" -- i am borrowing from michael jackson. then you did a blessing. okay. this has been the moment we all been waiting for. this is it. >> (inaudible). >> a community dream is being actualized. this is it. >> [inaudible] >> communities from the bay view to chinatown are being connected. this is it. >> central subway. >> affordable transportation is the life blood of all cities. right? this is it. >> central subway. >> from washington dc to san francisco we are here
their parents and onlookers to a flash mob version of yup, the thriller dance, michael jackson and all that. school officials say it was a great opportunity for students to learn about the connections of dance, music, theater and film. >>> in tonight's health alert our waistlines are growing worldwide and our pets are packing on the pounds as well. an estimated 54% of dogs and cats in this country are overweight or even obese, but over in britain pet owners are fighting back. reporter monica viamezar report from london. >> reporter: 7-year-old jack was out of breath and overweight. the super sized spaniel was so big he could barely move when mack and rose welsh adopted him. >> he couldn't close his legs at all. they were that wide apart. >> reporter: so they signed up their dog who they nicknamed jumbo jack for britain's fitness club. with more than 1/3 of dogs obese or overweight in england the group is helping pets transform their bodies as part of a six month fitness program. doctors say just like people obese pets are more likely to have heart problems are diabetes and other complicat
're -- >> just like michael jackson. >> reporter: a teacher direct from atop an suv parked right on f street. >> i just want to help them understand they can go anywhere they want to go. >> reporter: savoy has traditionally been a very low performing school, but they were selected a while back by the president's committee on the arts to get some extra resources, things like art supplies and musical instruments. the award goes to schools that are about to turn the corner. >> i was born and raised there in southeast. to come back to that community and see how the program is making kids want to come to school, making parents want to get involved, the volunteers, it just really is building the community. ♪we're fighting for the night. it's a thriller ♪ >> reporter: they practiced for a month. >> every day. we practiced like this. >> i'm very proud because we put a lot of effort in it. >> i feel happy because we get to experience something we never did before and i feel good about it. >> reporter: when you saw your faces and makeup, what did you think? >> i was frightened like some type of
that talks are under way for a possible plea deal for congressman jesse jackson jr. the illinois democrat is currently being treated at the mayo clinic for bipolar disorder. the fbi investigating jackson for improperly using campaign funds for personal purchases potentially furniture at his home. but he coasted to victory tuesday, retaining his congressional seat despite virtually no presence on the campaign trail. the only involvement, a robo call, hadn't voted since june 8. and missed every one of the 225 votes since. that goes to show his strong contingency there. >> absolutely. >>> a look at your friday forecast, a big storm in the rockies with blizzard conditions and up to 2 feet of snow in montana, idaho, utah. showers along the california coast. some light rain in the dakotas. drier in the northeast. chilly morning in the southeast. >> 70s from miami to new orleans. 50s in the northwest. and midwest. 40s from seattle to portland. >> with veterans' day almost upon us, college sports going all out to support the vets and military in general. one way that is happening, tonight on the
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jackson. >> a teacher directss from atop an suv parked right on f street. >> i want them to go anywhere they can go. >> reporter: savoy was traditionally a very low performing school but they were selected to get extra resources, things like art supplies and musical instruments. the award goes to schools that are about to turn the corner. >> i was born and raised right here in southeast, 2519 minnesota avenue. to come back to that community and see how the program is making kids want to come to school being making parents want to get involved, the volunteers. it is build the community. unit -- it is building the community. >> reporter: they practiced for a month. >> every day. we practiced this. >> we put a lot of effort in it. >> i feel happy because we get to express something that we never did before and i feel good about it. >> reporter: when you saw your face with the make-up, what did you think? >> i was frightened. like some type of creature. >> reporter: savoy's test scores are ticking up and attendance is too. they'll remember these moves for a long time. >> i'm a zombie. ombie
the desk", if only abc were really as easy as one two three. king of pop's older brother, jermaine jackson filed a petition to change his name to jermaine jacssun. liz: why? david: he said artistic reasons motivating for the change. the hearing is february 22nd before he makes anything official. seems like a big effort. prince was a much bigger one, remember that? liz: the symbol. next is money with melissa francis
see more in the last year than leads jackson head of the epa who is a fantastic administrator. >> rose: you said the national debt problem is a medicare problem. what should we do now about healthcare? >> well, i have my own preferred approach which i have no confidence in. which is the premium support approach that basically is mitt romney. but say if romney loses there's still another approach proposed by people like emanuel and others like getting rid of the two four sursist system. as long as we're paying for quantity and not quality and as long as people are fang end of lynchers that's a moral conversation. it's not the people dying who wants to spend all their dollars on hip replacement in their 90's it's the other people who don't want to have that unpleasant feeling of guilt. for those two issues, those are the two core issues to keep the country solvent, whether you believe in a big government or small government if you can't keep it solvent it doesn't farther. >> the other big piece of that is you've got to get the consumer involved. i have a trick i do, how many of yohow mu
, she doesn't care. it's all good. and we also had joey jackson. in case you ever wondered, it turns out that jobs like ceos and clergymen, they are the ones most likely to have psychopaths working for them. these are professions least likely to attract those psychopaths out there. nurses, teachers, accountants. i don't know, i'm very suspicious of it. ceos in general, what is the deal without one? >> what about gop strategists? [laughter] [talking over each other] >> here is what concerns me. number two is attorney and number three is media, and number four is media. we sell our case to the jury. so i am very concerned. melissa: psychopaths in media? i don't believe that for a second. [laughter] okay, let's move on. what we tell you that there is shortage and liquor? apparently a warehouse was hit with a 10-foot tidal surge during hurricane sandy and they lost millions of dollars of its top shelf alcohol. they hope to have their business back in full swing with my mum. don't worry, it is all those people in new jersey. >> here is what i have to say. he is all over the place. i give him
diverse nation. host: let's go to jackson, mississippi, on the democratic line. caller: good morning. i'm very glad i got through. i'm very interested in what you are talking about. i am just elated that this gentleman is on and speaking of the hispanic people. i think they are doing a great job. they come here to work. their values are no different than american values. they want family. they want to take care of their kids. they want their kids educated. they want their children to be able to work in this society just like everybody in america. everybody in america huckster remember there -- america house to remember their ancestors came here for the same reasons -- everybody in america has to remember that their ancestors came here for the same reasons. the gentleman that was on before that was talking about we need to learn our values -- we have not learned our own values yet. host: max sevilla? guest: i take great pride in the fact we are upright -- a nation of immigrants. we are a melting pot. through our diversity, we have a new and interesting for festive -- an interesting persp
not make you dance like michael jackson but could help you to learn to play a piano. >> created by students and professors at georgia tech it uses vibrations to teach your fingers the notes of a song. >> so you are going to teach me to play oh suzanna. i have zero experience. never played before. >> we will have you wear the glove for 30 minutes or so. you can be reading e-mail or jogging or talking and the system will tap your fingers over and over again in the sequence of notes that you need to play the song. >> gloves off. give it a try. ♪ along with teaching people to play music, the glove could be used to help people. >> it could be used to help people with partial spinal cord recovery recover sensation and dexterity in their hands up to a year post injury. >> reporter: like rick lynch, a quadriplegic who participated in a eight-week study wearing the glove two hours a day helped improve his typing skills. >> rather than just using one finger to type, now i'm trying to use fingers on one hand. this allowed me to not only regain some dexterity, but also learn how to play the piano. >>
of the second inaugural address and stone wall jackson's battlefield map. tuesday, november 13th, former republican vp candidate paul ryan and virginia senator warner will speak at the ceo council here in washington. that starts at 7:00 a.m. at the may flower hotel. on wednesday, november 14th, at 9:30 a.m., the topic on how to help returning veterans increase their job opportunitys in the private sector will be highlighted at the u.s. department of labor symposium. they'll focus on bettering career and education opportunities. thursday, november 15th, at 7:00 p.m. u.s. supreme court justice samuel alito offers the keynote address at the national lawyers convention. and friday, november 16th, 8:30 a.m., the national press club will look at social media in the 2012 presidential race, looking at the increasing role it's playing. that's your capital run down for the week of november 12th. you can find more at myfoxdc.com, and use our twitter hashtag, capitalrun down. i'm tom fitzgerald. we'll see you next week. >>> all righty. >> tucker barnes is here once again to tell us what's happening
's a test. >> -- that is a test. >> jackson? >> i guess it would be jackson. >> i think, yeah. one of five. >> it's a very big deal. it seems to me now -- and this goes to what john was just talking about -- how human they are. he is tired. it is incredibly emotional. so the question, then, is in this moment, does he become more open to humility, something mike's been talking about for a couple of days. does he become the humble figure who says, i heard you even if you voted against me. and we sometimes forget, these are men who run around realizing that virtually one out of every two people he sees doesn't want him to have the job he's got. >> right. zloo which >> which is an emotionally wearing thing, it would seem to me. does he draw strength from this? what does he learn from the first four years? and how long does this season of reflection really last when it hits the cold reality of dealing with what's coming up in december? >> and that is the thing to remember here, andrea, that as jon said, about half the country voted against him. and yet his victory was overwhelming when it came
states. he is the first president since andrew jackson to be reelected to have a smaller share of the vote than when he won. at this point, he is tied with george w. bush for the narrowest margin of victory ever for is successfully reelected president. we are a very divided country. demography gives democrats an opportunity to build a majority coalition. they have won the popular vote five out of six presidential elections. it is a real challenge in executing the opportunity that the democratic -- demographic change provides. the campaign showed the weakness of both sides been the republicans are unable to win 20% of minorities. both parties are looking at structural challenges in who they speak to them back the chance that obama had to build a robust coalition was not realised, but demography still gives democrats an edge on the presidential level. >> i've focused very heavily on young voters. it has been my personal crusade to figure out how the right can win more young voters back onto our site. in 2008, it was an historic election. barack obama won young voters by 34 points
has this technovags. >> wearing a glove may not make a dance like michael jackson. but it could teach you how to play music. >> this is the music tough glove. it's going to teach you how to play a piano melody without you paying attention to it. >> reporter: created by students and professors at georgia tech the glove uses vibration to teach your fingers the notes of a song. so you're going to teach me how to play o susannah. i've got zero experience. never played before. >> we will have you wear the glove for hopefully around 30 minutes or so. you can be reading your e-mail or jogging or talking with me and the system will tap your fingers over and over again in the sequence of notes that you need to play the song. >> glove's off. ♪ >> everything except the end. >> yeah. >> along with teaching people how to play music, the glove could also be used to help people. >> this could be used to help people with partial spinal cord injuries recover some of the sensation and some of the dexterity in their hands. up to a year post-injury. >> like rick lynch, a quadriplegic who participated i
of the vote declined as this county today, 45-56th overall first president since andrew jackson to be reelected in his first reelection, first elected president of the smaller share of the vote in his reelection. and, of course, at this point he was tied with george w. bush, although johnson, for the narrowest margin of victory ever for successfully reelected president all that tells us i think is that we are a very divided country to obama, demography gives democrats an opportunity to build a majority coalition that will have some legs. they have won the popular vote five of six election to the difficulty in holding white voters while in office is something i think is a real challenge in executing the opportunity that demographic change provides. i mean, two things are remarkable, that in many ways this campaign shows the weakness of both sides, that republicans are unable to win even 20% of minorities, and a sitting democratic president could not even 40% of whites. both parties are looking and structural challenges into the state to come and the chance that obama had still a
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